Bring the Digital Core of your business together with SAP S/4HANA Cloud by connecting your people, your suppliers, partners and customers. SAP S/4HANA combined with SAP SuccessFactors provides instant insight into Finance and HR combined. Get a single view of your organization’s Finances and HR, and learn how to enable Intelligent Services to take more effective actions across lines of business.
Tuesday, November 08, 2016 09:00 (UTC) to Wednesday, December 14, 2016 09:05 (UTC)
Language: English

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Course Summary

In this course, you will learn how your business can achieve higher profits through a reduction in costs by transforming your Finance and HR functions and increasing collaboration across departments. You will gain an understanding of how productized integrations and innovations like intelligent services enable companies to run simple, leveraging modern finance and human resource management capabilities.

You’ll learn about SAP S/4HANA Cloud and SAP SuccessFactors Human Capital Management coming together to help organizations manage short and long-term workforce needs and costs, calculate the cost of hires and performance, evaluate the impact of business changes on payroll, and analyze labor costs across the business.

Course Characteristics

  • Starting from: November 8, 2016, 09:00 UTC (What does this mean?)
  • Duration: The course is open for 5 weeks
  • Effort: 2–4 hours in total
  • Course assignment: You can take the course assignment at any time while the course is open.
  • Course closure: December 14, 2016, 9:00 UTC
  • Course language: English
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Course Content

Unit 1: Finance and HR in the Cloud
Unit 2: SAP S/4HANA Finance with SAP SuccessFactors Human Resources
Unit 3: Finance and HR Transformation: Customer Point of View
Unit 4: Instant Insight to Action for Financial Decisions
Unit 5: Project Management with SAP S/4HANA and SAP SuccessFactors

Target Audience

Finance, HR and IT professionals, SAP SuccessFactors and SAP ERP customers

Course Requirements

You need no previous knowledge or technical background to participate in this course.

Course contents


  • Course:

    Unit 1: Finance and HR in the Cloud - Unit 2: SAP S/4HANA Finance with SAP SuccessFactors Human Resources - Unit 3: Finance and HR Transformation: Customer Point of View - Unit 4: Instant Insight to Action for Financial Decisions - Unit 5: Project Management with SAP S/4HANA and SAP SuccessFactors
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Dates and Statistics


This course was held from Nov 08, 2016 through Dec 14, 2016.

11397 learners enrolled.

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As global head of the S/4HANA Cloud team, Ross brings extensive experience helping customers to execute on transformation initiatives.  

Previously Ross served as global head of Financial Services at SAP, as well as chief operating officer of SAP North America. Before joining SAP in 2002, Ross served in a number of senior software sales management positions in Canada and across the U.S. for Parametric Technology Corporation, where he represented the company’s mechanical engineering and product life-cycle management solutions for the high-tech vertical. Ross received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Western Ontario, Canada, and will be based in Chicago.

In his role as Vice President of Outbound Product Management for SAP S/4HANA Cloud , Alex Joseph is responsible for product strategy, program management and driving innovation based on extensive market research and customer engagement.

Alex has over 18 years of experience in enterprise software development and product management across a diverse portfolio of enterprise applications. He has a strong technical background, as well as excellent management consulting skills ranging from strategic thinking, analytical problem solving and executive communications.

Janet Richards is the North America presales leader for the S/4 HANA Cloud ERP Solution. 

Janet has over 19 years experience in business and technology consulting working with customers from many industries from Media, High-Tech, and Consumer Products across the globe to help them solve today’s most pressing business challenges.

Hans Kroes is EMEA Head & Global Solution Architect for the Professional Services Industries at SAP.

Having spent over 20 years in the ERP space, Hans has deep domain knowledge in Project Management for the Services industries, and has been a key driver of SAP S/4HANA Cloud product strategy from the inception.

Hans works closely with a cross-function team to make sure that S/4HANA Cloud capabilities meet the unique needs and business practices of Professional Services organizations around the world, and is a recognized authority and speaker on the subject of Enterprise Project Management.

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